Category Archives: FAWM 2014

#14

I knew I’d never be able to live with myself if I didn’t complete the FAWM challenge. So here I am on the last Friday night of the month finishing up my 14th and final song, appropriately titled “#14.” Also … Continue reading

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All Swept Away

Listen to the MP3, and then read on. This the final song in my “One Long Year” project–the postlude as it were. This is the song in which his life flashes before his eyes. I apologize for the ridiculously bad performance. … Continue reading

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If I Leave It All Behind

I’ve had the seed of this song in my idea files for something like 10 years. I decided that it would fit well in the context of my One Long Year project, so I finally got down to the task of … Continue reading

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All Hallow’s Eve

Still moving along on my One Long Year project. Coming into Fall, with just a few more “months” to go. If you want to get the larger picture, check out the overview: http://musicblog.gregscheer.com/one-long-year/. The short version of the OLY project is … Continue reading

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Toothpaste

I’m a “push neatly from the bottom of the tube” type of person. My wife is a “grab and squeeze until something gives” type of person. I sometimes look at the mangled tube and wonder “What did that poor thing … Continue reading

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Summer

Listen up: Summer, MP3 A new addition to my “One Long Year” song cycle. (You can see the overview of the project here: http://musicblog.gregscheer.com/one-long-year/.) I’ll be up front with you and say that I’m not completely convinced by this one. I … Continue reading

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Never Perfect

“Never Perfect” is the second song in my One Long Year song cycle. This one, pretty obviously, corresponds with Valentine’s Day. I originally wrote a version of this last year as a quirky meditation on love. However, it’s been completely … Continue reading

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Raisins

Taking a break from all the seriousness, here’s a goofy little kid’s song: Raisins. Yesterday I was rehearsing with a piano-playing mom. She had to take a call, so I entertained her son Blake with a song about the raisins … Continue reading

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I’m Almost Already Gone

The third song in my One Long Year song cycle , this song accompanies Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday’s themes of mortality are amplified and seen through unbelieving eyes. Look out. It’s pretty depressing stuff. Take a listen: MP3. 1. Dust … Continue reading

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This Night Will Never End

Take a listen to the first song in the “One Long Year” song cycle: MP3. This is setting up the story–as the new year begins, the protagonist is fairly giddy with the positive prospects that a new year with his … Continue reading

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